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AMD Radeon R5 230
The Radeon R5 230 is a graphics card by AMD, launched in April 2014. Built on the 40 nm process, and based on the Caicos graphics processor, in its Caicos PRO variant, the card supports DirectX 11.1. The Caicos graphics processor is a relatively small chip with a die area of only 67 mm² and 370 million transistors. It features 160 shading units, 8 texture mapping units and 4 ROPs. AMD has placed 1,024 MB DDR3 memory on the card, which are connected using a 64-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 625 MHz, memory is running at 667 MHz.
Being a single-slot card, the AMD Radeon R5 230 does not require any additional power connector, its power draw is rated at 19 W maximum. Display outputs include: 1x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA. Radeon R5 230 is connected to the rest of the system using a PCIe 2.0 x16 interface. The card measures 168 mm in length, and features a single-slot cooling solution.
||Apr 3rd, 2014
||PCIe 2.0 x16
1334 MHz effective
|Direct Rebrand of HD 8450
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